Engage Platform Lead Specialist

The Islamic Development Bank
Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
Full time Staff

About IsDB

The Islamic Development Bank is a multilateral development bank (MDB), working to improve the lives of those we serve by promoting social and economic development in Muslim countries and communities worldwide, delivering impact at scale.

Job Purpose

The role is to lead the functions of the Engage Platform including information aggregation, contents search, online interaction, consulting, online education/training, contents delivery, and linkages with external related websites.

About Engage Platform 

  • The main goals of the Engage Platform are: Technology Transfer, Capacity Building and Matchmaking, and Call for Innovation.
  • Its main objectives include: information aggregation, contents search, online interaction, consulting, online education/training, contents delivery, and linkages with external related websites
  • It will encourage international traffic to the IsDB website which will position IsDB to become a global think tank for all stakeholders
  • It can be used by government sectors, political party groupings, NPOs/NGOs, business organizations, universities and research institutions from MCs and Non-MCs.
  • It can be used by policy makers and entrepreneurs and to diffuse scientific knowledge, to match different stakeholders, to promote sustainable development, to alleviate social problems, to promote technology transfer between developing countries and developed countries

Key Accountabilities 

  • Manages the Engage Platform in terms of information/content and ensures continuous updates
  • Promotes the Platform throughout the IsDB MCs and the international community
  • Ensures the Platform is solution oriented for the IsDB MCs development problems
  • Encourages international traffic to the IsDB website which will position IsDB to become a global think tank for all stakeholders
  • Markets the Platform to be used by government sectors, political party groupings, NPOs/NGOs, business organizations, universities and research institutions from MCs and Non-MCs.
  • Promotes the Platform globally for the policy makers and entrepreneurs to diffuse scientific knowledge, match different stakeholders, promote sustainable development, alleviate social problems, and to promote technology transfer between developing countries and developed countries

Job Specific Competencies

  • Demonstrable experience in developing and implementing tactical plans and solutions that build and nurture online communities, including identification of topics and setting of forum agenda, identification of participants, and bringing them together, agree to forum meeting objectives and outputs etc.
  • Strong communication skills, creative writing, networking and capacity to organize and moderate large number of participants on the on-line platform activities
  • Ability to manage web-based fora-activities supported by experience in previous similar roles, as well excellent IT/social media background.
  • Ability to reach/attract suitable actors to join the forum and ensure diversity i.e. membership form Government, non-government, MC institutions and global actors.
  • Experience in locating similar forums and engage with them, to foster dialogue.
  • Demonstrated experience in developing on-brand messaging that best represents client voice and tone online and incentivizing user-generated content creation and sharing
  • Ability to manage and aggregate data, analyses and reporting on activities
  • Adaptable and resilient; able to thrive in a challenging and dynamic environment
  • Able to take initiative and drive work largely independently
  • Ability to travel internationally.

Located: Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

Closing date: 26th November

For more information and to apply: http://isdb.oxfordhr.co.uk/jobs/engage-platform-lead-specialist/ 

Closing date: 
26th November 2018